DOLPHINS: All time QB ranking
richiewohlers at gmail.com
Tue Feb 16 19:25:25 GMT 2010
Are we sure that QBs always shake hands at the ends of games/Super
Bowls? I'm not sure I've seen it happen very often, but don't always
On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 11:01 AM, jp <spartacusii at kc.rr.com> wrote:
> Never seen it? Or just give him a pass? His most recent classless act was
> his refusal to go shake hands with Brees after the SB. But I'm sure you
> just dismiss that in some form or fashion.
> I don't buy or accept - AT ALL - this crap about how competitive he is,
> blah, blah, blah. A true competitor puts his best on the line, & accepts,
> nay, EXPECTS that the other guy is going to do the same. When it's all
> over, if you come up short, you give your opponent his due, & tell him
> you'll get him next time. It's called respect. Not so hard.
> The way manning went about it made it all about HIM. IMO, that is poor
> sportsmanship at a very high level. & there have been other issues I have
> had with him, his dad, little brother - all peas in a pod, if you ask me.
> But I won't go into it any further, cuz I suspect it won't matter in your
> view anyway. So we'll just have to agree to disagree.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: dolphins-disc-bounces at phins.com [mailto:dolphins-disc-
>> bounces at phins.com] On Behalf Of ldouglas
>> Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 12:44 PM
>> To: Miami Dolphins Discussion
>> Subject: Re: DOLPHINS: All time QB ranking
>> what poor sport act? other end of the spectrum? i've never seen one
>> below-board thing he's ever done save for maybe his "idiot kicker"
>> blast and his sort-of controversial comments when Tom Moore resigned
>> over the pension thing. Even when they pulled him at 14-0 you never
>> saw him remonstrate on the sidelines even though you knew he wanted
>> Jerk and classless and poor sport are descriptions more befitting of
>> another #1 pick Colt QB: Jeff George.
>> On 2/16/10, jp <spartacusii at kc.rr.com> wrote:
>> > No - I don't like manning cuz he's a JERK, pure & simple. His poor
>> > act after the SB just bore out what I already knew about him. . . .
>> > Skill he has. No argument there. But when it comes to class, he's at
>> > other end of the spectrum.
>> > & if you ask me, for all of dan's accomplishments, the one intangible
> that I
>> > give him is he always carried himself with class. He might be a tad
>> > manning in talent/stats, but I'll always regard him in high esteem due
>> > his class.
>> > Pure & simple.
>> > jp
>> > www.jprescottphoto.com
>> >> -----Original Message-----
>> >> From: dolphins-disc-bounces at phins.com [mailto:dolphins-disc-
>> >> bounces at phins.com] On Behalf Of Mark S. Clark
>> >> Sent: Monday, February 15, 2010 12:07 PM
>> >> To: Miami Dolphins Discussion
>> >> Subject: Re: DOLPHINS: All time QB ranking
>> >> On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 12:32 PM, <dolfandave at att.net> wrote:
>> >> > Nobody EVER threw the ball like Dan the Man, that's the thing that
>> >> > separates him from everyone else even if his records get broken.
>> >> Maybe so, but Manning is pretty damn close. He figures out what a
>> > is
>> >> up to pretty quick and then picks them apart. In a lot of ways,
>> > and
>> >> Dan's playing styles are very similar. That should be no surprise
>> >> it's no secret that Manning and Marino have been friends almost since
>> >> Manning was a rookie. I'm sure Dan has imparted some wisdom and
>> >> over the years.
>> >> This is why it baffles me that so many Dolphins fans don't like
>> > The
>> >> reason I do like him so much is *because* he reminds me so much of
>> >> Watching him makes me feel almost like I'm reliving the Marino days,
>> > as
>> >> a Colts fan sees it.
>> >> As far as I'm concerned, Colts fans right now are in a Dolphins fan's
>> >> 1994-95. They've had what is likely one of the best QBs of all time
>> > playing
>> >> for their team for the last 12 years. Of course, the big difference is
>> > that
>> >> they're not waiting for him to win his first SB.
>> >> I'd hate to think that the people that don't like Manning don't like
>> >> simply because he's better than "their guy".
>> >> That would be childish.
>> >> If you think with your head and not with your heart, it's hard to argue
>> > the
>> >> fact that the Manning's numbers equal or surpass Marino's (meaning
>> > quantity
>> >> and significance of records) in a lot of ways, AND he's won a Super
>> > and
>> >> been to three of them.
>> >> Again, I'm a Dolphins fan through and through, and I love Dan Marino,
>> >> reality is reality. We're too old to play "my dad can beat up your
>> >> Mark
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